Infant Massage

Aims and objectives

This course is meant for spa or freelance therapists, as well as young parents and caregivers who seek to obtain the theoretical knowledge and practical experience necessary in infant massages in order to develop a relationship with their babies.

Content

This certificate is intended for individuals who have the desire in mastering the infant massage techniques. The qualification requires one mandatory unit and 15 hours of guided learning (GL), as well as a 60-minute assessment that includes oral questions and answers and practical performances.

The learner will primarily practice the following skills:

  • Infant massage – contain a range of massage strokes and styles, as well as how to alter pressure, rhythm, massage duration, and how to respond to the infant’s body language.
  • Conducting consultation with the caregiver to assess therapy suitability, including contraindications and benefits; review and update the infant’s profile.
  • Practice Infant massage techniques in accordance with its massage sequence. 
  • In addition, the learner will gain knowledge about health and hygiene, safety, caregiver and baby’s care, and communication, all of which are crucial for success in the profession.
  • Using standard routine tasks, the learner will also learn to create a conducive and comfortable environment in the workspace.

Opportunities for progression

After obtaining the PTA Certificate in Infant Massage course, learners may pursue additional PTA or equivalent qualifications, such as:

  • Swedish Massage 
  • Sports Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Postnatal Massage

Entry Requirement Minimum

  • The minimum level of schooling is Primary
  • Minimum age required: 18

Course information and fee

Part-Time classes:

Day classes: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. or  2p.m – 5 p.m.

Evening classes: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1

* Registration fee is SGD 30/-

Course fee is SGD 340/-.

Materials fee is SGD 28/- (include a set of towels)

 

* is applicable to the first course with PTA only.

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